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Great American Smokeout —November 17, 2016

The 41st annual Great American Smokeout will be held on November 17, 2016. In the more than 50 years since the Surgeon General's first report on smoking and health, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults has been reduced by approximately half. However, sin
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 10, 2016 21:30

[Louisiana] Great Smokeout is coming; think about quitting!

In observance of this year’s Great American Smokeout on Thursday, November 17, the Smoking Cessation Trust (SCT) is encouraging Louisianans to quit cigarettes forever by utilizing the free products and services it provides. The Great American Smokeout wa
KATC TV-3 (Lafayette, LA)
added Oct 25, 2016 13:31

Great American Smokeout Stands Out Among 'Awareness Days' / Study detected about 61,000 more online searches and tweets on quitting smoking that day

Researchers analyzed news reports and tweets since 2009 to determine whether the Great American Smokeout's message was being heard and shared. They also checked online searches for information about quitting smoking, as well as calls to hotlines that off
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 31, 2016 15:52

[Massachusetts] Brodeur: Still fighting for smoking prevention

While we have made tremendous progress in smoking prevention, we have to keep fighting. The cost in human suffering and taxpayer burden is too high to try anything less. If you need help quitting, there are many private and public resources available to h
Wicked Local (MA)
added Dec 7, 2015 21:24

[North Carolina] Poe Center: Unregulated e-cigs creating next generation of nicotine addicts

Now for the bad news: For the first time ever, teens are smoking e-cigarettes more than traditional cigarettes, and there has been rapid rate at which teenagers who have no previous history of smoking have embraced the devices. Current use of electronic
WRAL-TV (Raleigh, NC)
added Nov 28, 2015 20:29

[Maryland] JBA boosts tobacco cessation to 60 percent

Goff motivated the runners during a kickoff announcement citing that during the past five years tobacco usage on Joint Base Andrews has decreased by 60 percent. “We’ve been trying to decrease tobacco use and decrease supportive environments since my arri
added Nov 27, 2015 15:32

History of the Great American Smokeout Event

The Smokeout event has helped dramatically change Americans’ attitudes about smoking. These changes have led to community programs and smoke-free laws that are now saving lives in many states. Annual Great American Smokeout events began in the 1970s, whe
American Cancer Society
added Nov 23, 2015 01:29

[Washington] News: Cold Turkey Trot actively promotes Great American Smokout at Naval Hospital Bremerton

Cold Turkey Trot 5K participants take off on the fun run as part of Naval Hospital Bremerton's Great American Smokeout campaign to reach staff and beneficiary smokers to use the date and make a plan to quit, or plan in advance and then quit smoking that
Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS)
added Nov 20, 2015 19:20

[Kansas] Smoking cessation

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment partners in the effort by encouraging residents to take part. KDHE also offers cessation support, provides a toll-free hotline (1-800-QUIT-NOW) as well as a website full of information (
Hays (KS) Daily News
added Nov 20, 2015 19:18

[Kansas, Missouri] EDITORIAL: KC and KCK should raise legal age to 21 to reduce teenage smoking

The timing couldn’t be better for two area cities on Thursday to vote on raising the legal age from 18 to 21 to purchase tobacco products and e-cigarettes. Thursday is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout. It’s also when the Kansas City
Kansas City (MO) Star
added Nov 20, 2015 17:57
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